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Magnificent Frigate 6" x 12" Oil on Wood This female Magnificent Frigatebird flew over us in Dry Tortugas National Park last winter. At the time I didn't know much about them, but I was fascinated by their efficiency. Charles Darwin called them, "The condor of the ocean." We laid on the bridge to Fort Jefferson and watched dozens of them floating above us. They soar without beating their wings for hours at a time, and [...]
Canada Goose 6" x 12" Oil on Wood While working at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, I took a lot of photos of the animals there. This is perhaps the only one who was free to leave the zoo at any time, but chose to stay. He and his flock had a safe place to stay, and unlimited tourists to scam popcorn from. Anyways, the photo inspired this painting was donated to [...]
Beluga 6" x 12" Oil on Wood Panel This painting was a gift for an animal trainer friend of mine who works with marine mammals. This piece seems to highlight the mystery that the ocean and these animals hold. Whether it's their environment, or meanings behind their behaviors, or their vocalizations, there is still so many unknowns with species like the beluga. These arctic whales don't have a dorsal fin, and are born [...]